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Laps Led Statistics Show How Dominant Joe Gibbs Racing Has Been in 2013

Tuesday, May 14th, 2013

 
By Richard Allen
One unmistakable trend throughout this NASCAR Sprint Cup season has been that the Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas have been strong in virtually every race. The three cars driven by Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin(who was replaced by drivers Mark Martin and Brian Vickers for four races) have spent a great deal […]

A New NASCAR Theme Song, “Don’t Pass The Leader”

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

 By Richard Allen
For those who have watched very much NASCAR racing this season, it is not exactly breaking news to report that there hasn’t been a whole lot of passing going on. As a matter of fact, if pit stop exchanges and the first couple of laps after a restart are factored out, the passes […]

Kyle and Kurt Busch Discuss Mother’s Day

Saturday, May 11th, 2013

By Richard Allen
Here, Kyle and Kurt Busch were caught in a moment of family time as they discuss Mother’s Day.

Want To Buy Jeff Gordon’s New York City Condo?

Friday, May 10th, 2013

By Richard Allen
If you’re looking for a high end real estate deal, Jeff Gordon is putting his New York City condo up for sale.
It has 3454 square feet with three bedrooms. The asking price for the residence located at 15 Central Park West is a cool $30 million. Gordon and wife Ingrid Vandebosch originally paid […]

Is Paul Menard a Serious Chase for the Sprint Cup Contender?

Friday, May 10th, 2013

By Richard Allen
Have you taken a close look at the Sprint Cup standings of late? Many of the usual suspects are listed among the top-12 contenders. Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch are among the names one would expect to find on that list.
However, a name that could be easily […]

Ryan Newman’s Claim Supported By Inspection Photo

Friday, May 10th, 2013

 By Richard Allen
After Ryan Newman’s claim last week that someone in Talladega had “their head up their ass”, some have wondered if that is even possible. Speculation has it that Newman just might have been talking about NASCAR so the crack staff at RacingWithRich.com have unearthed this exclusive photo of officials conducting a rarely seen […]

NASCAR’s John Middlebrook Confronted With Another ‘Gray Area’ Appeal in Penske Case?

Monday, May 6th, 2013

 
By Richard Allen
Last year in preparation for the Daytona 500, the No. 48 team of Jimmie Johnson was caught with what NASCAR inspectors called unapproved modifications to the C-posts of their Chevrolet. Series officials came down hard by levying a 25 point penalty for the driver and car owner(Hendrick Motorsports/Jeff Gordon) as well as a $100,000 […]

Talladega Television Coverage Demonstrates Why Fans Complain

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

By Richard Allen
One of the biggest targets in the sights of NASCAR fans when they decide to complain is the sport’s television coverage. And among the most common complaints is the number of and timing of commercials during each broadcast. Sunday’s race at Talladega demonstrated why those complaints come so frequently.
On lap 124 NASCAR threw a […]

Big Crash Eliminates Top Contenders Early at Talladega

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

By Richard Allen
It’s well known that ‘The Big One’ is a possibility when the Sprint Cup Series races on the monster speedways of Talladega and Daytona. Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 confirmed that once again as several of the sport’s top drivers were eliminated from contention on lap 42 when contact at the front of the field […]

Trevor Bayne Needs a Good Weekend in Talladega

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

 
By Richard Allen
In 2011, it looked as if Trevor Bayne was on his way to stardom in NASCAR. He pulled off one of the greatest upsets in the sport’s history when he drove the Wood Brothers famous #21 Ford to victory in the Daytona 500 in only his second Sprint Cup start. Then, after battling […]

Talladega Offers Danica Another Chance to Live Up to the Hype

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

 
By Richard Allen
The most hyped driver in NASCAR is easily Danica Patrick. Ever since her move from the IndyCar Series to stock cars, the female driver has been the subject of any and all sorts of media attention. From her commercials for GoDaddy.com to her personal appearances away from racing to her romance with Ricky Stenhouse, […]

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